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Im still confused. If the fan has to be screwed into the cage, i dont see how you or where you could tape it to since its suspended in the air. Talking about the fan btw, not the hdd racks. Should of mentiond that, I appologize. From my perspective, (the pic) it looks like its just floating.

the 2 bottom fan mounting holes are attached too the 2 top fan mounting holes on the hdd cage with the long screws that came with the Corsair fans that were attached too the hdd cages. click on the pic and it will enlarge and you can see where the bottom of the fan is attached with screws too the hdd cage.
and i should have said the hard drive is mounted with double sided foam tape, so thats my fault for causing the confusion.biggrin.gif


Edited by jlhawn - 1/31/13 at 8:02pm
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post #1252 of 8434
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the 2 bottom fan mounting holes are attached too the 2 top fan mounting holes on the hdd cage with the long screws that came with the Corsair fans that were attached too the hdd cages. click on the pic and it will enlarge and you can see where the bottom of the fan is attached with screws too the hdd cage.
and i should have said the hard drive is mounted with double sided foam tape, so thats my fault for causing the confusion.biggrin.gif

. Ah wow, cant believe I didnt pick ip on that. Its lower too then where it would
be if it were mounted to the cage that is missing. Thanks for clearing it up smile.gif
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I'd tighten those cables a bit more but that'd be my OCD kicking in! Also, sleeved cables if you can, but overall I'd give it a 9/10 if this was the "Rate my Cables" thread!

So.. I did look into sleeving. I almost bought some parachord on the way home today and some heat shrink... but I was running late. So, I re-evaluated. Contemplated the sleeved look. Noticed my roll of fabric harness tape... and two hours later... all cleaned up. And.. it was free. I wasn't going to wrap the sleeved MB extension but while I was handling it the sleeve on one wire came out of the heat shrink and immediately became unraveled.. which was a good thing, because I like it better wrapped. cell-phone pic for now...

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I'd tighten those cables a bit more but that'd be my OCD kicking in! Also, sleeved cables if you can, but overall I'd give it a 9/10 if this was the "Rate my Cables" thread!

So.. I did look into sleeving. I almost bought some parachord on the way home today and some heat shrink... but I was running late. So, I re-evaluated. Contemplated the sleeved look. Noticed my roll of fabric harness tape... and two hours later... all cleaned up. And.. it was free. I wasn't going to wrap the sleeved MB extension but while I was handling it the sleeve on one wire came out of the heat shrink and immediately became unraveled.. which was a good thing, because I like it better wrapped. cell-phone pic for now...
Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
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Looks good for a makeshift sleeving job! thumb.gif I really wish Corsair would release some case sleevings for their cases... I hate having unsleeved cables like this...
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I got this case yesterday for my new build and so far, it's frakking awesome. I mean the attention to detail is great. Went to mount a case fan on the front and I'm wondering how I'm gonna route the cable. No worries, THERE'S A HOLE RIGHT THERE. Haven't seen many cases where they'd think of that.
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So.. I did look into sleeving. I almost bought some parachord on the way home today and some heat shrink... but I was running late. So, I re-evaluated. Contemplated the sleeved look. Noticed my roll of fabric harness tape... and two hours later... all cleaned up. And.. it was free. I wasn't going to wrap the sleeved MB extension but while I was handling it the sleeve on one wire came out of the heat shrink and immediately became unraveled.. which was a good thing, because I like it better wrapped. cell-phone pic for now...

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Why don't you just get sleeved extensions. Intel(R) IPP JPEG encoder 7.0.1041 - Jul 19 2011;
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Finally done with my first loop. First run I ended up forgetting an o-ring on one of the pumps and had to drain the system.

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And here's a fitting I ended up crossthreading.


love your loop, very good looking but i can see the GPU begging to get into the pool with everyone else biggrin.gif
i especially like the dual pumps and their placement.
did you have any difficulties mounting the front RX240 or the top EX360 ? any advice for someone who plans to do a similar thing?
btw, do you think it could be possible to mount o tube res on the front 240 rad? or one of those bitspower tube res which are also a pump (or dual) top? (probably 150 mm or maybe more if i get creative)

additionally, i always wonder when most of you mount your HDDs. (are you using only an SSD?)

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I finally finnished the case but get this, I somehow fried my CPU when I took everything out to cover the PSU and redo the cable management. I installed it the 1st timeand it worked great but was about 3 to 4 degrees higher so I took out the chip cleaned it off and redid the thermal paste. When I put it back in no post. I put my wifes Phenom II quad core and it posted just fine but I reinstalled mine and nothing. At least now I have an exuse to buy the FX 8350. LOL

Beautiful, Simple, Elegant and pretty much Perfect thumb.gif it's like this case was meant to be done in such black and red accent style and personally i salute what you've done. (add to list: new corsair case mod crush tongue.gif ) i especially love the great look of the little detail of the red carbon fiber under the side panel latches. (btw, do you think you could / should do a full PSU cover (that cover all of the bottom or most of it) in the same style? would you recommend such a thing?)


_
and my main question that torments me for at least a month, any recommendations for a Red Alert 2 theme in the C70? (black case, red accents and WC) i know I've asked this already some time ago but i', still stuck in the main idea of what to do and how. (maybe one of the biggest problem is my pure and otter lack of modding skills)
any suggestions are warmly accepted. smile.gif (or should i not risk to much at one go considering this would be my first loop and besides changing my case once it's my first rig)







This club keeps on surprising me and i'm always happy to go in here, so as always thank you OCNers and C70 owners thumb.gif
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Speaking of cable sleeving and sleeved extensions. Would these be compatible with a Corsair HX750? The modular cables are cool but the main power cables aren't sleeved all the way and they look out of place.
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